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The AAAS 2011 Annual: Science Without Borders

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 20 September 2011

Abstract

Purpose

This paper seeks to report on six Symposia offered at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), held 17‐21 February 2011 in Washington, DC. This 177th Meeting's theme was “Science without Borders.”

Design/methodology/approach

The report for each symposium includes internet links and bibliographic citations leading to information that further supports and enriches the information provided in the speakers' presentations.

Findings

An enhanced report was presented for each presentation for each symposium.

Originality/value

Several symposia, relating to: global collaboration; the digitization of science; publications without borders; and, teaching, learning, and research in the digital age, are covered in this report. The paper provides a documented insight on the most recent advances in research described by each symposium's presenter.

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Citation

Mihram, D. and Arthur Mihram, G. (2011), "The AAAS 2011 Annual: Science Without Borders", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 28 No. 7, pp. 7-13. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419051111184034

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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